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West Steak and Seafood

4980 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4343 (Formerly West Steak Seafood Spirits)
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Ranked #2 of 277 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Cannon/Avenida Encinias
Description: Since opening our doors in December 2005, West Steak and Seafood in Carlsbad has become a favored dining venue. The secret, a desire to simply make you happy…Our intimate and distinctive fine dining restaurant fused with a creative culinary team, make West Steak and Seafood, Carlsbad’s most sought after reservation. At West, we provide the highest quality of prime steaks, chops, and seafood prepared to your taste. Enjoy a healthy “farm to table” experience with fresh vegetables picked daily from Chef’s local garden. Treat yourself to our “Dinner in the Bar” menu to celebrate the sealing of a deal or to simply indulge…when only the best will do.
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166 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Carlsbad, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This place is all around AWESOME. The food is amazing and served in the perfect size portions, they do not skimp at all. I am a vegetarian, and each time I am there I just ask for the chef to prepare something...every time it is amazing. Last night's he/she prepared a beautifully shown wild rice / veggie dish. My guests... More

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British Columbia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This place is amazing. A gorgeous, expansive high end restaurant with a cozy vibe. We had the chefs tasting meal and it was incredible. Fresh local veggies, melt-in-your-mouth beef, creamy creme brulee. The service was unbeatable and the wine list expansive. With every penny of out for course, $250 ,meal

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Every course was just terrific. Phenomenal crab cakes and the best bread pudding ever! Anne Marie was also the best server ever.

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Newport Beach, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My sisters and I enjoyed a wonderful meal at happy hour prices! The food is delicious, beautifully presented, with wonderful service and a great bar.

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Possibly the best steak I have ever had - I had the petite filet mignon and it melted in my mouth like warm butter. My wife had a lobster ravioli dish that was also delicious. The wine selections were great. The waitress was attentive and engaging and ensured we had a wonderful experience. The other support staff were also attentive.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Love the West Steak. Great customer service, knowledgeable staff and great steak! Ambience was fantastic.

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Phoenix, Arizona
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Seriously, I've eaten in a ton of the best steak places all over the world and there are none that win a head to head contest with West. The accompanying sides were excellent too but the meat was great. If I had to criticize for anything, I might suggest lightening up on the seasoning just because the meat quality is... More

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vancouver, BC
Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had a very tasty meal next door at the West Bistro last night so we thought we try out West Steakhouse for their Sunday Prime Rib night for $38 pp. It included a choice of either corn chowder or a garden salad. My son and I each opted for the corn chowder which was divine. There were lots of... More

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New York City, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is a great restaurant. Contemporary atmosphere. Friendly welcoming staff. The food is amazing with plenty of choice. Great wine list. Overall a truly great restaurant.

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San Jose, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We were in Carlsbad for the weekend and didn't know of a good place to have dinner. My boys and I wanted to have a nice dinner for Father's Day. Found West Steak and Seafood on Tripadvisor app. I was able to make reservations on the site. 2 adults 2 kids 6 & 9. It's really not a kid friendly... More

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